O’Donnell appointed Chair of CanLII and Lexum

O’Donnell appointed Chair of CanLII and Lexum

We are proud to share that Crystal O’Donnell, the firm’s Founder and CEO, has been appointed the new Chair of the Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII) and Lexum.

 

CanLII provides free access to Canadian court cases, legislation, and commentary.  It was founded, and is paid for, by the lawyers and notaries who are members of Canada’s provincial and territorial law societies, which comprise the Federation of Law Societies of Canada.

 

Lexum is a software company that designs and operates online legal information delivery products and specializes in the management and the publishing of legal information over the internet.  … Read More

O’Donnell and Felsky Identified as eDiscovery Leaders

O’Donnell and Felsky Identified as eDiscovery Leaders

We are very pleased that both Crystal O’Donnell, the firm’s founder and CEO, and Martin Felsky, Senior Counsel, have been identified again by Who’s Who Legal as Global and Canadian leaders in eDiscovery. 

 

O’Donnell and Felsky have been identified as Global Leaders in eDiscovery and two of only 22 leading eDiscovery practitioners in Canada.  Who’s Who Legal says they “have been selected for their outstanding skill and experience at advising clients from a range of sectors in complex document discovery projects.”

 

Martin has been identified as one of the three most highly recommended eDiscovery practitioners in Canada and “is technically excellent according to impressed sources who highlight his superb work on ediscovery and evidence management”. … Read More

O’Donnell Appointed to EDRM Global Advisory Council

O’Donnell Appointed to EDRM Global Advisory Council

The firm is proud to announce that Crystal O’Donnell, Heuristica’s Founder and CEO, has been appointed to the Global Advisory Council of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM)

 

The EDRM empowers global leaders of eDiscovery and creates practical global resources to improve eDiscovery, privacy, security, and information governance.

 

Since 2005, EDRM has delivered leadership, standards, tools, guides, and test data-sets to strengthen best practices throughout the world.  It has an international presence in 113 countries, spanning 6 continents, and provides an innovative support infrastructure for individuals, law firms, corporations, and government organizations seeking to improve the practice and provision of data and legal discovery.… Read More

Heuristica Enhances Faculty for CLE BC eDiscovery Program

Heuristica Enhances Faculty for CLE BC eDiscovery Program

Crystal O’Donnell, Founder and CEO, and Brian Pel, COO and Senior Counsel, both have been invited to participate as faculty in The Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia’s (CLE BC) eDiscovery and Electronic Evidence program.

 

The digital age is fully upon us as technology continues to re-shape and re-define the process of civil litigation.  With the rise of electronically stored information comes an array of issues relating to the management, search, and presentation of such digital information.

 

This comprehensive one-day program will quickly bring practitioners up to speed on current issues and best practices for effectively managing electronic evidence in the litigation process.… Read More

O’Donnell Receives OBA President’s Award

O’Donnell Receives OBA President’s Award

We are very pleased to announce that Crystal O’Donnell, Heuristica’s Founder and CEO, has been chosen to receive the 2020 Ontario Bar Associations’ (OBA) President’s Award.

 

The OBA President’s Award recognizes the significant contribution of an individual Canadian or Canadian organization, which, in the view of the OBA President, has made a significant contribution to the advancement of Justice in Ontario or elsewhere.

 

Upon hearing that she had been chosen to receive the award O’Donnell said, “I’m extremely honoured to have been selected to receive this award and to be considered to have made a significant contribution to the advancement of justice in Ontario by championing the need for more efficient discovery processes, the adoption of leading technology in legal practice and the promotion of access to justice in all areas of law”.… Read More